Congressman said Mexico’s safety standards do not equal those of the U.S. and Mexican carriers operating beyond the border zone will hurt jobs.
The FMCSA has granted a two-year exemption from certain cargo securement rules for motor carriers transporting metal coils.
FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.
One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.
Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.
ATA said Compliance Safety Accountability program shows a link between compliance with hours-of-service rules and carrier safety performance.
The FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have discussed restricting use of electronic devices.
CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.
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